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A year ago, some team might have made an offer that rocked Alex Young's world. The Pirates, Nationals or Red Sox, maybe even the Cubs, might have dug deep for the left-hander from Carmel High School. They still could, of course, but 2012 is definitely...
Contact a Hollywood agent, quick. It's time for someone to do the miniseries "Trading Sori: Inside the Cubs' Quest for the Holy Grail.'' The conversations about the Alfonso Soriano situation that have taken place recently and will take place for who...
Rick Hahn, executive of the year. OK, maybe not yet, but the new Chicago White Sox general manager is off to a great start. Signing Jake Peavy for only two years and a option at the going rate for a top-of-the-rotation pitcher is a great deal for...
Tags: Carlos Zambrano, Baseball, Chris Sale, Sports, Chicago White Sox
It doesn’t do any good to fire Ozzie Guillen. It doesn’t do any good because he’s not to blame. The White Sox players are. Blame them. Trade them. This Sox season is o-vuh. Sox management shoved “All In,’’...
Before his final year as a player with the Blue Jays in 1991, Ken Williams received advice from his manager that the career .218 hitter wishes somebody had imparted when he was closer to being a hot prospect than future executive. "I learned the valuable...
With a stern voice usually reserved for stump speeches or Springfield, Gov. Pat Quinn stared into the camera and appealed to White Sox voters everywhere. "Band together in the best tradition of baseball fans and send our best, Jake Peavy, to theAll-...
Tags: Awards and Prizes, Baseball, Chris Sale, Don Cooper, Sports
Friends regularly tell Dewayne Wise he should write a book about his vagabond baseball career. And what a page-turner it would be. A small-town kid from Chapin, S.C., who turned down a football scholarship to play quarterback at South Carolina so he...
Robin Ventura leads with his heart. That's why he was flying into home plate on that awful night in Sarasota, Fla., 15 years ago. It's why he pushed himself beyond exhaustion in his recovery from an ankle damaged so bad it would ultimately require a rare...
With a nervous chuckle, the most experienced general manager among Chicago's five major professional sports teams pondered his new distinction. Promoted by the Bulls in May 2009 two months before the Blackhawks elevated Stan Bowman, Gar Forman became...
The bad news has come in for Gavin Floyd, just like it did for John Danks last August. Floyd will have season-ending elbow surgery Tuesday, meaning the White Sox will get no more return on the $9.5 million they’ll pay Floyd this season, just as...
Tags: John Danks, Jake Peavy, Baseball, Jose Quintana, Dylan Axelrod
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As a Class A second baseman in 2002, Jeff Keppinger swung for the fences in the home run derby at the South Atlantic League All-Star Game against the likes of promising sluggers Ryan Howard and Jose Bautista. This is who...
Adam Dunn couldn't stop smiling. He was floating, levitating almost, as he talked about how all the years of his baseball career — including one of the longest seasons anyone has ever had — had led to two swings of his bat Monday night. In a...
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